New Orchard Challenges with Wet or Dry Weather

Taylor Hillman Tree, nut & vine crops

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A lot of new almond orchards are going in around the state again this fall and there’s a fine line between too wet or too dry of conditions.

New Orchard Challenges

It’s no secret that forecasts are showing a strong El Nino weather pattern this fall and winter. That could mean more rain and possibly a lot of it. Cooperative Extension Pomology Nut Crop Advisor David Doll says there’s a fine line between too wet and too dry of conditions when growers are putting in new trees.